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Unilateral Hearing Loss

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Unilateral hearing loss occurs when there is normal hearing in one ear, and hearing impairment in the other ear.

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Click to edit with this type of hearing impairment Persons Master subtitle style may find it more difficult to locate from what direction sound is coming, listening on the impaired side, and understanding in noisy backgrounds.

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Click to edit Master subtitlebe caused by head Unilateral losses can style injury, acoustic tumors, birth defects, recurrent ear infections, and various disease processes, including measles, mumps, meningitis, and Menieres disease.

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Click Treatment varies based on the severity of to edit Master subtitle style the loss from use of communication strategies, hearing aids, or cochlear implants.

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Click Since hearing in background noise is often to edit Master subtitle style very difficult for those with unilateral impairment, both hearing aids and training in the use of the auditory communication strategies may be beneficial.

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Click to edit Master subtitle style include: Communication strategies may Positioning your better ear toward the sounds you desire to hear. Moving away from noise sources as often as possible. Turning down the background noise if possible (e.g., music, television, etc.). Moving closer the person who you are speaking with.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style Give us a call. It is recommended that those with unilateral hearing loss, periodically reassess their hearing status.

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